Summer red fruits tart
Serves 12-15 Prep/baking 1 hr 20 mins INGREDIENTS
Palet Breton • 4 egg yolks • 150g soft butter • 150g sugar • 220g flour • 8g baking powder • 3 pinches of Guerande sea salt Almond cream • 100g sugar • 100g butter • 100g almond powder • 2 eggs • 4 drops of bitter almond essence Pastry cream with Mascarpone • 500ml milk • 90g sugar • 2 eggs • 60g cornflour • 150g mascarpone cheese • 1 pinch of salt • Garnish: Strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, redcurrants, icing sugar, raspberry mash
For the dough Beat the yolk with the sugar until light, add the butter and yeast, mix well, add the flour, roll into a ball, and refrigerate to firm up. Spread the dough according to your choice, rest it for ½ hour and heat the oven. For the almond cream Mix the butter and sugar, add all the rest of the ingredients, cover the raw dough, spread evenly and bake 40 minutes. For the pastry cream In a saucepan, add the milk, half of the sugar, scrape the vanilla pod with a knife, and add the seeds to the milk. In a bowl beat the whole eggs with the remaining sugar until the mixture turns white. Add the cornflour, when the cream is flexible pour half of the milk into the pan. Replace the pan on low heat. Stir constantly until the cream is thick. Finally when the cream is sufficiently cooked, turn off the heat, add a pinch of salt and allow to cool down. Later on, add the mascarpone cheese gradually while whipping. Put it in a pastry bag and decorate your dessert. Garnish it with fruits, macarons and edible flowers.